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Resources

Websites, Articles, Books, etc...

Collaborative Reproduction

  • Embryo Connections

    • ​A community consisting of peer support, opportunities for connection, and obtaining valuable resources on embryo donation. 

  • Creating A Family

    • ​Strengthening foster, adoptive, & kinship families with expert-based, trauma-informed resources and trainings.​

  • EM*POWER with Moxi

    • ​Provides education and support to embryo donors, recipients, and their families who wish to connect, learn, and grow. 

  • The Donor Sibling Registry

    • ​Connecting families linked by the same gamete donor and supporting individuals navigating their donor-conceived identities.

  • Parents Via Egg Donation

    • ​A trusted resource for individuals and couples who have built their families through egg donation, offering support, education, and community.

  • Single Mothers By Choice

    • ​A supportive community for female-identified or gender non-conforming individuals who have chosen to become parents, providing information, resources, and community for their parenting journey.

  • Donor Conception Network

    • A charity network of mainly UK-based families with children conceived with donated sperm, eggs or embryos, those thinking about or undergoing donor conception procedures and donor-conceived people.

Infertility

  • ASRM

    • The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in infertility and reproductive medicine. It is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to providing the public with the most up-to-date information on all reproductive issues. 

  • RESOLVE

    • RESOLVE, the National Infertility Organization, is dedicated to providing education, advocacy, and support for folks struggling with infertility. The site contains valuable information about the organization’s mission and activities, facts and articles about infertility and adoption, and legislative updates.

  • SART

    • ​is the primary organization of professionals dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. The mission of the organization is to set and help maintain the standards for ART in an effort to better serve our members and our patients.

LGBTQIAA+

  • Family Equality Counsel

    • ​provides resources and support to help LGBTQ+ individuals and couples navigate the process of building their families.

  • Men Having Babies

    • ​a nonprofit organization that provides support and resources to assist gay men in their journey to becoming biological parents through surrogacy.

  • The LGBT Community Center in New York City

    • ​offers resources for the LGBTQ+ community, including parenting and adoption resources.

Literature/Children's Books

  • We Are Family: The Modern Transformation of Parents and Children by Susan Golombok 2020

  • Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms by Susan Golombok 2015

  • Happy Together Children's Books by Julie Marie, 2018 

  • Zak's Safari: A Story about Donor-Conceived Kids of Two-Mom Families, December 2014

  • The Family Book by Todd Parr 2003

  • What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg 2013

  • My Mom is a Surrogate by Abigail Glass 2019

Documentaries/Blogs/Podcasts

  • Fertility and Sterility On Air 

    • ​Fertility and Sterility On Air is part of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) family of podcasts. This podcast lets you stay current on the latest global research in the field of Reproductive Medicine.

  • "The Need to Know" by, Aubrey Smith

    • ​Amber Van Moessner discovered through a 23andMe DNA test that the father she had grown up with was not her biological father. This short filk shares her journey of discovery and the benefits of early disclosure. 

  • "Meeting Him" by, Jen Vesbit (linked)

    •  A personal story about a couple who donated embryos and the experience of meeting their genetic progeny.  

  • Pregnantish

    • A blog dedicated to helping people dealing with infertility and fertility treatments navigate the emotional, personal, and practical realities of an often overwhelming process.

  • Fertility 101

    • Progyny offers a variety of resources regardless of where you are in your journey; this podcast focuses on your first visit, where to start, and what to ask.  

Attorneys and Agencies

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